[ubuntu-uk] sound problem
mwild1 at gmail.com
Sun Dec 28 00:40:24 GMT 2008
Next time the soundcard is locked, run this in Terminal:
sudo fuser -v /dev/snd/*
It will list the applications currently using the sound. Paste the
output here, and we may be able to help out.
On Sat, Dec 27, 2008 at 11:06 PM, Paul Sutton <zleap at zleap.net> wrote:
> Under ubuntu 8.10 running gnome and amarok media player I have just lost
> my sound, it was playing then just stopped. but amarok indicates the
> song is stil playing but I can't hear anything (no i have not muted
> it), if I then exit and reload amarok i get the following
> Audio output unavailable; the device is busy.
> xine parameters:
> any idea what this means, or could point to?
> I get sound back if i log out then back in again, i have googled this
> and changed my sound to alsa, but it's still happening.
> Paul Sutton
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